U.S. Army Captain Clark Allen gains attention by walking back and forth, the length of Japan, gambling with U.S. servicemen in order to raise funds to rebuild an orphanage. Suspicious of ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Major Clark J. Allen
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Hiroshi Kitabayashi
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Kelly Allen
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Mother Yamada
Keith Larsen ...
Captain White
Ruriko Asaoka ...
Setsuko Takiguchi
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Tadao Kinugasa
Arihiro Fujimura ...
Frank Choe
Yuriko Ishihara ...
Kyoko
Mayumi Nagisa ...
Village girl
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Rose Allen
Keith Larsen Jr. ...
Danny Allen
Marshie Patton ...
Carol White
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U.S. Army Captain Clark Allen gains attention by walking back and forth, the length of Japan, gambling with U.S. servicemen in order to raise funds to rebuild an orphanage. Suspicious of Allen's motives, a Japanese newsman, Hiroshi Kitabayashi, traces the American's background until he discovers the motive behind Allen's long walk. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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6 June 1970 (Japan)  »

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The Walking Major  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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